Loop Scores a 66 and Hoyas Climb to Seventh at BIG EAST Championship
April 29, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University men's golf team climbed three spots in the standings after completing round two of the 2013 BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship in Orlando, Fla. at the Reunion Resort and Club. Georgetown senior Curtis Loop (New Canaan, Conn./New Canaan) scorched the course in round two, carding a 66. He scored a 29 on the front nine and his one-round score of 66 tied for second all-time at the BIG EAST Championship.
After a first round 299 the Hoyas fired a 296 in round two and moved up from 10th place to seventh. Georgetown is 19-over par (595) for the tournament. South Florida moved up into the lead at 1-over par, 577, with Louisville in second (+3, 579) and St. John's in third (+5, 581).
Loop moved all the way up from a tie at 42nd after yesterday's first round to a tie for fourth place. He is one-under par, 143, after two rounds (77, 66). Loop is five strokes off the leader, David Tepe of Cincinnati, who is 6-under, 138.
Sophomore Greg Podufal (Erie, Pa./Cathedral Prep) resides in a tie for 29th after shooting a second round score of 76. He is 6-over par for the tournament, 150. Freshman Matthew Moosavian (Westerville, Ohio/St. Charles Prep) also carded a 76 in round two and rests in a tie for 36th with a 7-over par 151 (75-76). Fellow first year player, Raleigh Chapin (Doylestown, Pa./New Hope Solebury), who was tied with Podufal entering round two, carded a 78 and is 8-over par (152) and tied for 39th.
Team captain Justin Edwards (Westlake Village, Calif./Westlake Village) had an 89 in round two and is tied for 58th with a 21-over par 165.
Georgetown tees off the third and final round on Tuesday, April 30, at 8:50 a.m. The Hoyas will be paired with Marquette and Cincinnati. For all the latest information on the BIG EAST Men's Golf Championship visit: